The table below looks at the statistics for QA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited QA over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Quality Assurance (QA)
Rank 15 18 32
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Permanent jobs citing QA 3 35 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.11% 10.87% 5.71%
As % of the Quality Assurance & Compliance category 100.00% 94.59% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3 34 17
Average salary £57,500 £77,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.80% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
QA
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Quality Assurance & Compliance category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Quality Assurance & Compliance Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Quality Assurance & Compliance category
3 37 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.11% 11.49% 10.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3 36 29
Average salary £57,500 £77,500 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.80% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

QA
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Quality Assurance & Compliance category.

QA Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing QA across the Canary Wharf region.

QA Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

QA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA.

1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 11 (55.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (45.00%) IBM
4 9 (45.00%) Cognos
4 9 (45.00%) ETL
4 9 (45.00%) Oracle
4 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
4 9 (45.00%) PeopleSoft
4 9 (45.00%) SAP
4 9 (45.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (45.00%) Dimensional Modelling
4 9 (45.00%) Data Mapping
4 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (45.00%) SAP Data Services
5 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (25.00%) Project Management
7 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
7 4 (20.00%) Service Management
7 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL
7 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (20.00%) UNIX
7 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (20.00%) ITIL V2
7 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
8 3 (15.00%) Banking
8 3 (15.00%) JIRA

QA
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing QA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited QA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
1 9 (45.00%) SAP Data Services
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 2 (10.00%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
General
1 18 (90.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
5 1 (5.00%) Games
5 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) ETL Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) Service Manager
4 4 (20.00%) QA Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL Manager
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL Expert
6 1 (5.00%) QlikView Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior QlikView Developer
6 1 (5.00%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Business Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.00%) Equities
2 2 (10.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.00%) PMI
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Market Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 9 (45.00%) Unit Testing
2 9 (45.00%) Dimensional Modelling
2 9 (45.00%) Data Mapping
2 9 (45.00%) ETL
2 9 (45.00%) Data Analysis
3 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (25.00%) Project Management
5 4 (20.00%) Service Management
5 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2
5 4 (20.00%) Test Scripting
5 4 (20.00%) Supplier Management
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL V2
6 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.00%) Software Testing
7 2 (10.00%) Test Strategy
7 2 (10.00%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) Java
3 2 (10.00%) Shell Script
4 1 (5.00%) Ruby
4 1 (5.00%) C#
4 1 (5.00%) PHP
4 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) PMI Certification
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Oracle
1 9 (45.00%) PeopleSoft
1 9 (45.00%) SAP
1 9 (45.00%) Cognos
1 9 (45.00%) IBM